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Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History (image from the information flyer on the database) | © Adam Matthew Digital

In cooperation with the University Library of Constance, the Specialised Information Service for Historical Studies offers the two databases "Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice" and "Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History" of the provider Adam Matthew Digital to everybody interested as of now.

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Title sheet of the first volume of the novel "Die unsichtbare Loge" (1793) by Jean Paul | © BSB/ Res/P.o.germ. 1163-1

Scholarship, regional poetry and a literary search for traces – the Literaturportal Bayern again presents new contents in its thematic module on interesting historical and biographical aspects of Bavarian literature.

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Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1941 – 1996 | © Readex

Test access up to 31 May 2019
The Specialised Information Services for Historical Studies and for Russian, East and Southeast European Studies of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek take part in the test access of the Berlin State Library (Specialised Information Service Asia) to the database "Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1941 – 1996".

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LMUcard | © Central University Administration of the LMU Munich

Students and employees of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich receive their library reader pass in connection with the LMUcard in the future. Reader passes issued by the University Library which have been valid so far are planned to be exchanged accordingly up to the end of September 2019.

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Cambridge Core | © Cambridge University Press

The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek offers access to the e-books of the Full Collection of Cambridge University Press including over 37.000 titles for a further year, up to the end of January 2020. With respect to subject fields, around two thirds of the titles belong to the field of humanities and social sciences, and around one third belongs to the field of science, technology and medicine.

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© ArchMen –

The publishing house Peter Lang specialises in literature focused on humanities and social sciences. Around 6,900 e-books in the German language have been made accessible for registered library users within the scope of the license held by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek a short while ago.

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Bibliotheksforum Bayern, detail of the cover | © BSB/ Bibliotheksforum Bayern

“The first issue of the Bibliotheksforum Bayern in 2019 shows in an incredible density the impressive depth and width of the presence of all our library types, which, despite the great diversity of their target groups and missions, have one common trait: Finding answers to the urgent questions of our increasingly digital, complex and heterogeneous world.”

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